Student Success

Georgia State Reached Out to Taylor Briggs — and She Made the Most of It

“I wanted to go to a college where they thought I was valuable,” Taylor Briggs says. “Georgia State offered me the Foundation Scholarship right off the bat — they wanted me to come immediately and become part of the Honors College. They basically said, ‘Not only do we want you, we acknowledge that you… more »

The Next Act of ‘The Andrew Lee Story’ is About to Begin

Strangely for a film major, Andrew Lee says he and his family didn’t watch that many movies or TV shows when he was younger. It wasn’t until he went off to college that he began exploring the world of film for himself.

“I didn’t know where my interests were — I took all my core… more »

Andy Wise: A ‘Steward’ for Clients — and His Alma Mater

Eight years after earning his M.B.A. from the Robinson College of Business, financial planner Andy Wise says he’s enjoying the rewards of being a Georgia State alum now more than ever.

“I had a great experience while I was a student, but my experience with our alumni group has been exceptional,” he says. “What GSU… more »

Julia Ngai: Making Connections Across Atlanta

She didn’t know it at the time, but Julia Ngai got two clues to her future path in life while helping out with her father’s business as a teenager.

“My dad used to own his own construction business, and my mom’s a banker,” she says. “She would do the finance part of it, gathering all… more »

After a Formative Experience at GSU, Luke Gregory is Making it Happen for Others

As the son of two college professors, Luke Gregory grew up understanding the value of education early on. “My parents were on the faculty at Oxford College of Emory University,” he says, “so I watched my parents serve as devoted educators for many, many years — and later in life, they chose to sponsor several… more »